Take one cup quick oats and blend on high in a blender or food processor until powdery. Mix with 2 cups of plain quick oats and 1 tsp salt.
Add any one or more of the following to make flavored oatmeal:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 - 1 cup dried fruit
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Pour desired amount into a bowl. Add boiling water until it is the desired consistency.
from left to right: raisin & spice, cinnamon & spice, apples & cinnamon